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Panasonic TX-L32ET5B

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Reviews

77

TechSpot Metascore

Based on 14 expert reviews
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    3

Expert reviews and ratings

By IT Pro Portal on 80

The TX-L32ET5 is an impressive 32in TV. Its passive 3D pictures are suitably immersive, with the smaller screen lessening some of passive 3D's inherent flaws. 2D movies boast terrific depth and solidity, coupled with blur-free motion, razor-sharp...

By DigitalVersus on 60

Passive 3D TVs have a lot going for them: well balanced images, excellent 3D rendering, and more. But the IPS panel's demons inevitably catch up with the Viera TX-L32ET5B, making for a less responsive TV with contrast low enough to earn only three...

By Good Gear Guide on 65

Panasonic’s ET5A is a reasonably cheap TV, with solid but unspectacular picture quality. It’s got Panasonic’s VIERA Connect Smart TV service, which is OK but not great, although it is sometimes slow to...

By CNET Australia on 85

The Panasonic Viera TH-L47ET5A offers strong performance on all fronts, especially with 3DTV — at a very respectable...

By T3 Magazine on 60

While this ET5 may not offer of this world performance, as a mainstream internet-enabled proposition is does a commendable job. Image quality is decent, caveats about motion clarity and black levels not withstanding, and its Passive 3D...

By Expert Reviews on 80

You need to tweak settings to get the best out of its panel, but the TX-L47ET5B has excellent 3D and media streaming...

By Whathifi.com on 80

The ET5 line-up is ’s first passive 3D range. The company has sourced its 3D LCD panels from LG, but this doesn’t mean picture quality will be identical to a same-sized LG.The ET5 line-up is Panasonic’s first passive 3D range. It has...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Acceptable all-round performance with the bonus of Smart TV and hassle-free...

By TechRadar on 90

While 3D is unlikely to be the prime motivational factor for anyone buying a 32-inch TV, we think Panasonic has played a bit of a blinder on this one, making 3D much less of a faff, more affordable and perfectly enjoyable. Sure it has one or two...

By CNET UK on 80

The Panasonic TX-L32ET5B is a pretty good all-round family TV. It offers impressive passive 3D performance, produces punchy pictures and has strong online and digital playback features. However, its sound quality could be better and its current retail...

By Computeractive on

The 32in Panasonic L32ET5 is one of the smaller smart TVs available, but it does look stylish – it has a fairly wide bezel which is see-through at the edges. It's well equipped with four HDMI ports and three USB sockets, including one for...

By Trusted Reviews on

32in LCD TV with edge LED lighting ‘300Hz’ motion reproduction Passive 3D with four pairs of glasses Viera Connect online functionality Integrated Wi-Fi If there’s one word that sums up Panasonic’s 2012 so far, it’s...

By evogadget.com on

In the end, the £749 Panasonic Viera TX-L42ET5B is a TV whose best attributes are great deliverance of content in HD and exceptional sound...

By IT Pro Portal on

Overall, if you're after an immersive home cinema experience but not necessarily the ultimate picture quality, then the TX-L37ET5B is a terrific way to get into 3D on a budget. Its use of passive technology means you get all the glasses you need in...